Do app users, as a group, have an advantage in terms of maintaining sobriety. Yes! We review here and invite your feedback on using apps for addiction recovery here.
Detoxing is a period of time during which you go through withdrawal. While detox is a highly individual experience, it's usually pretty uncomfortable. More on understanding detox here.
Help for buprenorphine addiction includes supervised withdrawal, physical stabilization, and mental health counseling. Learn where to find help and who to ask here.
One unit of alcohol stays for about 2 hours in the body after consumption. But can effects of alcohol linger? We review here.
How long does it take before methadone wears off? Generally, after a single oral dose effects can last from 6 to 8 hours, depending on patterns of use. More on duration of methadone effects here.
Yes, you can get high on opioids. But how does euphoric effect work in the brain? And what are your risks of addiction or dependence? We review here.
Meth overdose amounts vary according to factors such as tolerance, age, weight, and general health. Generally, 50-150 mg of meth are considered heavy doses of meth. But meth overdose manifests no immediate signs. More here.
Symptoms of Percocet addiction include doctor shopping, non-prescription use, and continued use of Percocet despite negative life consequences. More signs here.
What is the best way to get back on track with recovery after a relapse? Addictions therapist Beth Burgess shares the 7 vital steps to recovering from relapse - and coming back even stronger.
Don't wallow! Get your life back on track after a slip up. Here, we present a concrete plan of action to catch yourself before you fall too far.
A snapshot of the addiction treatment scene in Alabama. Graphics and data on inpatient vs. outpatient treatment, client numbers and beds, as well as organizational structure and ways to pay for addiction treatment in the great State of Alabama.
Addicts are prone to low self-esteem, especially in early recovery. So how can you increase your self-esteem? 4 practical tips and suggestions here.
An addiction is something that takes over your life. When treated, addiction can be a blessing in disguise...but there are no good addictions. More on understanding the compulsive urges that characterize addiction here
Objective criteria exists to determine when recreational use of alcohol has become problem drinking. Guidelines and questions to ask yourself here.
Counterfeit versions of MDMA are being passed off as Molly. Learn about these combinations and what effects they can cause here.
OxyContin contains oxycodone, but includes a time-release mechanism so that the pain-killing effect lasts longer (meaning the drug does not have to be taken as often). But do oxycodone and OxyContin differ in other ways, also? We review here.